Vatican City, 10 January 2013 (VIS) - Today the Holy Father received in separate audiences:
- Mrs. Slavica Karacic, the new ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the Holy See, presenting her credential letters.
- on their "ad limina" visit: Cardinal Agostino Vallini, vicar general for the diocese of Rome, and
Archbishop Filippo Iannone, O. Carm., vice gerent of the diocese of Rome and emeritus of Sora-Aquino-Pontecorvo, Italy, along with auxiliary bishops:
Paolino Schiavon, titular of Trevi;
Guerino Di Tora, titular of Zuri;
Giuseppe Marciante, titular of Tagora;
Matteo Maria Zuppi, titular of Villanova; and
Lorenzo Leuzzi, titular of Cittanova.
- Archbishop Gerhard Ludwig Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.